Should you size up an Akubra?

Should you size up an Akubra?

Measuring Your Head Size Although Akubra hats are adaptable, and will usually conform to differences in shape with a little wearing, it is essential that the size be correct for your head.

How tight should an Akubra fit?

Style and Fitting your Akubra The hat should fit firmly on the head so that a good push down will make the hat stay in place on a windy day. When trying a hat on you will occasionally find one size too small and the next too big.

What sizes do Akubra hats come in?

Akubra Hat Size Guide

Akubra Size (cm) USA Sizes Inches
55 6 7/8 21.65
56 7 22.05
57 7 1/8 22.44
58 7 1/4 22.83

What is a stockman hat?

The Stockman is Bill Conner’s original style. This hat is made with a high grade and extremely durable steer hide. The secret to this hat is that it conforms to your head once you wear it for a short while, becoming more comfortable with age.

Do Akubra hats shrink or stretch?

As well as moulding to your head, your Akubra hat will shrink over time. A little bigger is easier to fix, as you can always pack the inside of the crown to make the hat feel smaller, or use a Hat Insert. If your hat does shrink and becomes too tight, you can purchase a hat stretcher.

What kind of hat does the Man from Snowy River Wear?

Akubra Snowy River hat
The Akubra Snowy River hat was featured in the Australian movies “The Man From Snowy River”. The Snowy River is a pre-creased stockman’s hat from Akubra, a classic Australian outback hat. It has a pinched telescope crown and a brim with rolled sides and a turned down front and back.

Where are Statesman hats made?

Statesman hats are manufactured at our Australian owned and operated plants and are made by traditional handcraft and modern application from the finest Australian wools and Eastern European furs.

Can I wear my Akubra in the rain?

We’re often asked if you can wear an Akubra in the rain. The answer is a definite, “Yes”! There are no powders on an Akubra, so you don’t have to worry about streaking. Nor do you need a plastic rain cover—that merely keeps the felt from breathing properly and makes your head uncomfortable.

What kind of hat does Crocodile Dundee wear?

It may be years later, but we still get customers who call and ask if they can get “The Crocodile Dundee hat.” Paul Hogan, who portrayed Crocodile Dundee wore the black Down Under, made by Akubra. It was a popular hat for many years, but Akubra discontinued it a few years ago.

How many rabbits are in a Akubra hat?

12-14 rabbit skins
Akubra is an Australian owned company operating from NSW in Australia. Each Akubra hat is made with an average of 12-14 rabbit skins.

Are Akubra hats hot?

Can I wear my Akubra in the heat of summer? Quality fur felt hats such as the Akubras we offer are surprisingly comfortable in hot weather. The shade provided by the hat, with only the sweatband actually touching your head, and the breathability of the fur felt contribute to the comfort.